Companion with the Poor is a non-profit, Christian organization that works with the poorest communities in Metro Manila by planting holistic churches that meet the spiritual and physical needs of the most marginalized in the least reached slums. CWTP partners with local churches to plant sustainable churches within two years.



Sta. Isabel, Cavite Team -October 2017

2Meeting with Partner

Last October 19, 2017, the team together with Ptr. Ramon Padilla, South Field Director, visited again the mother church of Jesus Intercessors Baptist Church (JIBC) in Imus, Cavite. JIBC is led by Rev. Ramon Advincula. They met with him and three other members of JIBC’s mission team to discuss the partnership agreement. Praise God for both parties agreed in the Memorandum of Agreement and set the date of MOA signing on November 5, 2017.

Visit at Ministry Area. The team with the partner church workers went to Pugad Ibon Sta. Isabel, Kawit, Cavite last October 26, 2017. They prayed for the community, talked with some leaders of the community, and walked around the community to familiarize every street.

Participation to MOA Signing. Praise God for the MOA signing in two new partner churches of CWTP wherein Ptr. Sonny Besmonte had been part of. One was in Christ Jesus Our Lord (CJOL) led by Ptr. Onie Avante and the other was in Graceland Baptist Church under the umbrella of Conservative Baptist Association of the Philippines (CBAP)-Cavite. Such signing of MOA took place last October 15 and 22, 2017.

Prayer Concerns

1. God’s provision for the team — financial, good health, strength, and readiness to start planting a new church in Pugad Ibon Sta. Isabel, Kawit, Cavite this November 8, 2017 in partnership with Jesus Intercessors Baptist Church-Cavite
2. For the people in the community area to be open with the Word of God
3. Signing of MOA between the CWTP and JIBC-Cavite on November 5, 2017